CommonWealth is an online civic news organization that covers Massachusetts politics and policy and is striving for statewide reach. We are a part of MassINC, a nonpartisan 501c3 that seeks to provide the people of Massachusetts with the information they need to participate fully in our democracy through research, polling, and journalism.
About this role:
We are seeking an experienced journalist who can hit the ground running as a member of a small team where creativity and teamwork are important.
Tasks and Responsibilities:
Research, write, and occasionally edit stories dealing with a wide variety of subjects. Stories would range from breaking news to in-depth features and investigative reports. Must be able to juggle working on multiple projects at the same time. Reporters at CommonWealth also take photographs, contribute to the organization’s weekly podcast and daily newsletters, actively promote the organization’s work on social media, and support fundraising efforts.
Required Qualifications and Experience:
Must have several years of experience as a reporter and strong writing and interviewing skills, as well as the ability to compile and analyze data.
Preferred Qualifications and Experience:
Knowledge of Massachusetts and Massachusetts politics are extremely important. Data visualization skills are a plus.
At MassINC and CommonWealth, we believe that diversity and inclusion are not only critical to our workforce, but to our overall mission and purpose to move the organization, and Massachusetts, forward. We encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply. This is a Boston-based position that is remote until safety standards make it appropriate to go back to the office.